Beautiful 2BR* retreat in the foothills w/ stunning mountain & vineyard views. Gourmet kitchen w/ subzero fridge, stainless steel range, microwave & coffeemaker. 2 baths (one w/ clawfoot tub), formal dining room (seats 12), living room with leather couches and ottoman, fireplace & HDTV. Relax on our sun deck, play bocce ball, mountain views, gardens, meadows & vineyard. Up to 8 guests. 1 night free wine tasting (w/ 2+ night stay) + guided star tour. *2nd bed only avail w/ 3+ occupancy bookings
Luxurious, extremely quiet retreat at private, resort-like vineyard ranch in the Gilroy / Hollister foothills. Private 2BR villa with gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, 2 luxurious baths. Relax poolside, play bocce ball among view of mountains, gardens, meadows and vineyards. This villa accommodates up to 8 guests with up to 4 Queen-sized beds. (Additional suites available on the property - must be booked separately - see https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2274878 and https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/13559279 ). Free Internet and parking.
This is a magical property and you will feel its positive energy from the moment you arrive. Explore the winding paths that weave through the ranch's beautiful hillside vineyard, covered with Cabernet, Cab Franc, Malbec, Grenache and Sauvignon Blanc vines. Enjoy a yoga retreat on the sun deck, in the bamboo garden or in the vineyard. Your luxurious suite looks out on the mountains with a clear view of sunrises, sunsets and stars. Sample fresh fruit from our fruit trees Spring through Fall. Very quiet area, with gorgeous gardens and majestic 200-year old oaks and olive trees all around. Paver patio with tables and chairs, mountain views, barbecue and gas fire pit.
The Vineyard Ranch Resort countryside retreat is less than 35 mi from Silicon Valley. Close to Léal Vineyards, Guerra, Calera, Cetani, DeRose, Pietra Santa and other area vineyards. 10 min drive to Henry W. Coe State Park, 30 mi to hiking at the Pinnacles State Park or San Luis Reservoir Recreational Park. 5 mi from Casa de Fruta and the Renaissance Faire, and just 15 mins to the Gilroy Premium Outlets or Gilroy Caltrain station.
Guests staying at the Vineyard Ranch Resort have access to their villa, barbecue, patio dining area, vineyard paths and the bocce ball court. Extra guest fees apply for any additional guests visiting the property. (Events priced separately, may require insurance and security). Additional suites available onsite for additional costs/booking fees. Yoga mats and exercise ball available for use upon request.
Interaction with guests
We will greet you to check you in and show you around the ranch and to your private suite. We'll also point out the best spots to watch the sunset or to go star gazing, and to help you decide where nearby to venture out to go eat, play bocce ball, go wine tasting, and explore nature, recreation, live music and more. If you'd like to enjoy some s'mores by the gas lava rock fire pit by the pool, just ask and we'll bring out the the s'more kabobs and other fixings!
Enjoy 1 night of complementary wine tasting poolside with your choice of our select local and semi-local white and red wines (for 2+ night stays). Lantern-guided star tour and star viewing at night at the top of the vineyard. View countless stars with clear skies, and get an even closer view through our giant telescope!
Other things to note
Free parking is available for up to 4 cars or SUVs. Please let us know if additional space is required.
Guests may be required to meet in person and show matching government-issued ID matching the person booking the reservation in order to check in. No smoking permitted in unit or anywhere on property. There are other suites at the property, so guests will need to respect neighboring suites and other neighbors with regard to noise levels during all hours and especially during legal quiet hours (10pm-8am). Host reserves the right to terminate stay early or upon check-in with no refunds if any house rules are broken. We also do not allow commercial filming inside the suite or anywhere on the property without prior written permission.
Unlike some Airbnb rentals, we do not automatically charge guests a cleaning fee. Please leave the place tidy and clean up after yourself before checking out (Clean all dishes, wipe down counters and appliances, sweep or vacuum floors, tidy up bathroom, take all trash out to the garbage bins outside). If the space needs to be professionally cleaned, you may be charged a cleaning fee out of your deposit amount.
No parties or events allowed. (Event rentals priced and booked separately and may require additional contract, insurance, cleaning and security).
Guests may use pool-side patio area for dining and lounging but swimming is not permitted (It is a private pool - We don't include pool in amenities for this reason).
Extra guest fee charged for more than double occupancy bookings. Extra guest fees not paid for with booking may be charged from guest's deposit.
Absolutely NO SMOKING of tobacco, marijuana, or other substances (including but not limited to vape and electronic cigarettes) is allowed anywhere on the property.
Day-of bookings: If you are booking the same day as your reservation, we may need 2-3 hours from the time of booking until you can check in. Please confirm with us what time you will be able to check in if you are booking the same day.
We are Steph & Nate. We love to cook, drink, laugh and entertain guests from around the world at our homes, sharing our best kept local secrets -- from local restaurants and cafes, to places to relax, explore or be inspired.
We are both in the same San Jose neighborhood, so one of us will greet you when you arrive to check you in, or we can leave a key for you if you're arriving late at night. Please let us know what your preferences are for food and drinks - we'll do our best to leave you some of your favorite things so you feel right at home, and we will make local recommendations so your guest experience can be as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
If you're looking to for a wine country retreat, we'll gladly entertain you at our vacation retreat in Hollister at the Vineyard Ranch Resort. Just ask...